[MBZ] OT Joke Things to ponder

2021-01-20 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> The devil whispered to me, "I'm coming for you." I whispered back, "Bring > pizza." > > Having plans sounds like a good idea until you have to put on clothes and > leave the house. > > It's weird being the same age as old people. > > When I was a kid I wanted to be older...this is not

[MBZ] OT JOKE: The Secure Bench.

2021-01-20 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> A new general was allotted to a new army base. After some time in the base he > realized > how there were two army men guarding an empty bench in shifts. > > He asked his colleagues and his juniors what it was all about. > > A colleague said “I don’t know but it’s been a tradition here

Re: [MBZ] OT:Medical Alert devices

2021-01-18 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
I've used a Great Call Lively Mobile for a number of years. $50 for the unil and then $17/month for the service. Before Great Call came on the scene I used a different companies unit that required a base station. It was easy to get out of range of the base station which which had a limited

[MBZ] OT JOKE: Little Miss Curious

2021-01-16 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> A mother was driving a little girl to her friend's house for a play date. > > "Mommy?" the little girl asked. "How old are you?" > > "Honey, you are not supposed to ask a lady her age," the mother replied. > "It's not polite.." > > "Okay", the little girl said. "How much do you weigh?" >

[MBZ] OT JOKE: Little Miss Curious Asks Mom Too Many Questions.

2021-01-16 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> A mother was driving a little girl to her friend's house for a play date. > > "Mommy?" the little girl asked. "How old are you?" > > "Honey, you are not supposed to ask a lady her age," the mother replied. > "It's not polite.." > > "Okay", the little girl said. "How much do you weigh?" >

[MBZ] OT Joke - What Your Husband Needs

2021-01-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> After 35 years of marriage, a husband and wife came for counseling. > When asked what the problem was, the husband went into a passionate, > painful tirade listing every problem they had ever had in the years they had > been married. > > On and on and on: neglect, lack of intimacy,

[MBZ] OT JOKE The Missing Pajamas.

2021-01-09 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> > The Missing Pajamas. > > > > A man calls home to his wife and says, "Honey > > I have been asked to go fishing at a big lake > > up in Canada with my boss and several of his > > friends. We'll be gone for a week. This is a > > good opportunity for me to get that promotion > > I've been

[MBZ] OT JOKE: The Arrogant Professor.

2021-01-07 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> An arrogant professor boards a plane and gets a seat beside an old man. > > Mid-flight, the professor decides to play a game with the old man and prove > he’s > intellectually superior, so he turns to him and says: “Hey, do you want to > play a little game > with me?” The old man looks at

[MBZ] OT JOKE: Two Eskimos and a Kayak.

2021-01-07 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> Two Eskimos sitting, paddling along in a kayak, when one felt a little chilly > so he made > a little pile of sticks and lit a fire in the craft. > > His friend shouted at him to put it out, but the warning was ignored. > > Unsurprisingly, the kayak sank quite quickly and finding themselves

[MBZ] OT Central Northwest Florida Justice

2021-01-02 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
CENTRAL NORTHWEST FLORIDA JUSTICE DEPUTY CHARLIE DRIGGERS was shot and killed by a prisoner in front of the Dixie County Jail. He and another deputy had arrested the man at approximately 4:00 am for being drunk. When they got to the jail, Deputy Driggers opened the back door of the patrol

[MBZ] JOKE. Importance of Proof-Reading

2020-12-30 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> Importance of Proof-Reading > FIRST TEXT MESSAGE Hi, Max. This is Richard, next door. I've been riddled > with guilt for a few months and have been trying to get up the courage to > tell you face-to-face. When you're not around, I've been sharing your wife, > day and night, probably much

[MBZ] What Do the Amish Think of Civilization?

2020-12-26 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> > What Do the Amish Think of Civilization? > > > > A fifteen-year-old Amish boy and his father visited the city for the very > > first time. They > > wandered around, marveling at the different sights. Eventually, they got > > to a mall. > > > > They were amazed by almost everything they saw,

[MBZ] OT Happy Holidays

2020-12-25 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Merry Christmas all you expert Mercedes Restorers. Happy New Year too. Gerry. -- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. https://www.avg.com ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

[MBZ] The Wheelbarrow Bet

2020-12-23 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> The Wheelbarrow Bet. > > A strong young man at a construction site was bragging that he could out do > anyone in a feat > of strength. He made a special case of making fun of one of the older workmen. > > After several minutes, the older worker had enough. > > 'Why don't you put your money

Re: [MBZ] Here's your chance to live out all your 2nd and 3rd World dictatorial auto fantasies

2020-12-22 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Saddam would not have bought car without flame-throwers. I won't buy car without flame throwers. Put flame throwers on, I'll consider buying it. Someone get in my way? FOOM! No more road blocker. P.S. Since Dan says we badly need laughs, I'll start posting jokes here. If anyone eventually

Re: [MBZ] VW Content: Isn't Poos cute?

2020-12-06 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Sun, 6 Dec 2020 10:29:50 -0800 Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: > > Wonder how many of us have air cooled engine experience? > > > My parents had a beetle. Cold, and slow I remember. > > I replaced the rod and welded closed the hole in the block > of my Ryobi garden tiller. Does that

[MBZ] OT: Opportunity?

2020-11-28 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/11/27/toke-lahoma-cannabis-market-oklahoma-red-state-weed-legalization-437782 -- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. https://www.avg.com ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT: Tesla Crash Rains Flaming Batteries into Nearby Homes

2020-11-22 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
How are you doing with the increased Covid, Karl? Gerry On Sun, 22 Nov 2020 13:06:35 -0800 Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: > Incredible. Guy hits and shears off a telephone pole and 2 trees at 100mph, > then 'runs' away from the scene and is later apprehended and hospitalized > with minor

[MBZ] Hitchhike?

2020-11-21 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
-- arche...@embarqmail.com wrote: Out of the safety and concern for all in response to COVID-19, tow providers are no longer allowing customers to ride in the tow cabin. At this time, customers will need to secure their own transportation from the disablement location, or for additional

Re: [MBZ] Going home today

2020-11-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
That's good advice, Kaleb. Here is what Mayo Clinic has to say about your problem: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-embolism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354647 --- On Sun, 15 Nov 2020 14:32:10

Re: [MBZ] OT: A Life Lesson

2020-11-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Dan wrote: > We have a trust set up in order to essentially bypass probate and convey all > of our belongings, etc., to our children upon our passing. However, I would > warn anyone considering a trust that they can be expensive and complex to set > up. Our probate attorney typically doesn’t

Re: [MBZ] OT: A Life Lesson

2020-11-14 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
My deepest sympathies to you and your family, Scott, and thanks for the suggestions. Gerry > > On Nov 14, 2020, at 2:24 PM, Scott Ritchey via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > SWMBO recently turned 90 (I'm a few years behind). Except for A-Fib, she > > was in generally good health but

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** Re: Looks like I get to spend several days in the hospital

2020-11-12 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Sorry to hear that. Best of luck with the treatment. Gerry On Thu, 12 Nov 2020 18:59:56 -0500 greg via Mercedes wrote: > Get well soon! > > Greg > > > Been having shortness of breath after just walking. Last night got much > > worse and had to cut a business trip short and go through ER.

Re: [MBZ] Covid-19 Prevention

2020-11-01 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
I appreciate your mentioning that. Otherwise I wouldn't have checked further and found that the whole thing was suspect. I was depeding too much on their list of authors and the false fact that the source was Swiss. Gerry On Sun, 1 Nov 2020 16:25:24 -0800 Jim Cathey via Mercedes wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] Covid-19 Prevention

2020-11-01 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Curt is right. This website is suspect. Here is what I wrote Curt: You're right. This website is suspect. I tried to check it out last night without success, but I had more success this morning. My bad. Gerry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_Policy_Research On Sun, 01 Nov 2020 08:28:42 -0600

[MBZ] Covid-19 Prevention

2020-11-01 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
This is a well documented Swiss article about Covid-19 which lists the drugs that are recommended for prevention and treatment. https://swprs.org/on-the-treatment-of-covid-19/ -- This email has been checked for viruses by AVG. https://www.avg.com ___

Re: [MBZ] I was nearly killed today

2020-10-06 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Glad you didn't get badly hurt. OkieBenz wouldn't be same without you. On Tue, 6 Oct 2020 21:56:23 -0400 Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: > Good judgement comes from experience > > Experience comes from bad judgment > > Glad you are not dead > > --FT > Sent from iPhone > > > On Oct

Re: [MBZ] Hey Gerry

2020-09-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
years... > -Curt > > On Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 12:49:57 AM EDT, archer75--- via Mercedes > mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote: > > On Sun, 13 Sep 2020 16:08:21 + > Rick Knoble via Mercedes > mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote: > > &g

Re: [MBZ] Hey Gerry

2020-09-14 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Sun, 13 Sep 2020 16:08:21 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > Long time, no hear... > Rick > ___ Hi Rick, I'm still here; enjoying all the activity on Okiebenz. Looking forward to an effective vaccine. Thanks for your concern. Gerry -- This email

[MBZ] Covid infected cat

2020-07-27 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
A pet cat has tested positive in the UK for the strain of coronavirus that is causing the current pandemic.. https://www.bbc.com/news/health-53552557 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

[MBZ] Boing Emergency Order

2020-07-25 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
US aviation regulator issues emergency order for inspection of certain Boeing 737 jets WASHINGTON -- US airlines have received an emergency order issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directing an inspection of critical engine parts of certain Boeing 737 airplanes following

[MBZ] Covid Knowledge Advances

2020-07-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Covid Hidden Immunity https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200716-the-people-with-hidden-protection-from-covid-19?xtor=ES-213-[BBC%20Features%20Newsletter]-2020July24-[https%3a%2f%2fwww.bbc.com%2ffuture%2farticle%2f20200716-the-people-with-hidden-protection-from-covid-19]

Re: [MBZ] Mask wearing

2020-07-23 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
This is a visual description of how electrostatic masks work. https://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2009/10/14/n95/ On Thu, 23 Jul 2020 18:40:23 -0700 Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: > Kaleb that is totally untrue. The masks work

[MBZ] Pig Flu Again????

2020-07-23 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Looks like we might have even more fun and games this winter. Gerry - Hi Gerry, New H1N1 Influenza A Strain Identified in Chinese Pig Farms. A study published in PNAS this week reported the identification of a new H1N1 influenza A

[MBZ] Advances in Covid Research

2020-07-21 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
The Oxford vaccine appears to have surpassed expectations The Spectator, 20 July 2020, 12:09pm Dr Waqar Rashid It has been yet another busy medical day in our ‘new-normal’ coronavirus world. Today, the Phase One results of the University of Oxford vaccine were published, confirming

Re: [MBZ] Don’t go to New Mexico

2020-07-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:35:29 -0400 Allan Streib via Mercedes wrote: > There was early reporting on this out of Wuhan. I recall stories of > illegal/non-code sewage hookups or modifications in many apartments of > those who were sick. > > If true, masks are useless. Studies showing that masks

Re: [MBZ] Do we have anybody that lives in Nevada?

2020-07-11 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Which town in Nevada? Gerry _ On Sat, 11 Jul 2020 01:30:18 + Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: > What are you buying now? > > Rick > > > From: Mercedes on behalf of Kaleb Striplin > via Mercedes > Sent: Friday, July

Re: [MBZ] OT: chickens

2020-06-26 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> > > On Jun 26, 2020, at 3:15 PM, Allan Streib via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > Anyone here have experience raising chickens for meat? > > > > Wondering how much work it is on a daily basis. What is the total cost > > per bird from acquisition to dinner plate? > > > > Allan

Re: [MBZ] OT Wuhan Red Death mortality rate study

2020-06-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
My thanks too, Karl. You've taken the time to give us very valuable information. Gerry On Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:39:22 -0500 OK Don via Mercedes wrote: > Thanks Karl, for taking the time to give us a simple, factual, explanation. > > On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 1:46 PM Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes < >

[MBZ] Ranking of most and least likely places to catch Covid-19

2020-06-13 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
These figures are actually from Reuters as you can see on the link: Gerry https://nypost.com/2020/06/13/experts-rank-most-likely-places-to-contract-coronavirus/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

[MBZ] List of Covid-19 Symptoms

2020-06-12 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
https://www.businessinsider.com/covid-19-symptoms-cdc-list-2020-4 Gerry ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] I think I managed to blow the head gasket on my e300

2020-06-07 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Two questions: 1. Did you turn the cabin heat on before you started filling the system? 2. Did you try running it with a new thermostat? Gerry...late comer to discussion. Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > It sure doesn’t look good. This morning I checked reservoir and it was at the > mark,

[MBZ] A critical view of current Covid-19 testing

2020-05-27 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
From the business magazine Financial Times (FT): Like countless others, I was convinced I’d already had coronavirus. I travelled a lot at the start of the year: a hellish, delayed, 30-hour flight to the UK from Australia, where I had spent Christmas and New Year, a skiing trip with friends in

Re: [MBZ] OT: The Bug was Re: Sticking my neck out

2020-05-18 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
You probably had the oak-ids, the hickory-ids, or the walnut-ids. https://www.pollen.com/forecast/current/pollen/29401 Gerry On Mon, 18 May 2020 10:04:57 -0400 Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote: > I think I have had the pollen covids for the last 3-4 months at least.  > Every time I go outside

[MBZ] Covid. was: THe Bug

2020-05-16 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
This is a very good writeup IMO. Do you or anyone else know how long after symptoms of covid subside that patients are no longer infectious? Thanks, Gerry Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > Actually, isolation is the only way to stop the

Re: [MBZ] Hotels

2020-05-06 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Some large hospitals have arrangements with RV lots to accept their patients. It might pay for him to check with the hospital he's going to on RV parking, and then check with the park on restrictions. Mitch's Glock suggestion is a good idea wherever he parks his RV IMO. Gerry Mitchell Haley EA

Re: [MBZ] Worlds Strongest Man

2020-05-02 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
I remember the name but don't remember anything about him. Gerry Curley McLain wrote: > Back in the 60s, he's a been perfect for a VW commercial.   Instead they > had to use a skinny kid named Lou Alcindor. > > > archer75--- via Mercedes <mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com> >

[MBZ] Worlds Strongest Man

2020-05-02 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Hafthor Bjornsson won the World’s Strongest Man in 2018 Icelandic actor and strongman Hafthor Bjornsson set a world record for the deadlift on Saturday when he lifted 1,104 lb (501 kg) at Thor’s Power Gym in Iceland. Bjornsson, best known for his portrayal of Ser Gregor “The Mountain”

Re: [MBZ] Happy Birthday, Kaleb

2020-04-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Happy Birthday!, Kaleb. Gerry > It’s Okie-boy’s birthday! I wonder if he’ll get a cake with a pile of cars on > top? > > Hee. > > -D > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] ***SPAM*** OT: Pulse Oxymetry to detect COVID-19

2020-04-21 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> Watched a video on that, sounds like the virus affects red blood cells so > they can't carry as much O2. Nasty. I wonder in a transfusion would be > effective? > > Max Dillon > Charleston SC

[MBZ] Flatus can be deadly

2020-04-20 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Two Australian doctors are weighing in about the spread of the coronavirus “down under” — whether it can be spread through farts, that is. During Friday’s episode of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Coronacast,” podcast, producer and host Dr. Norman Swan made a cautionary

[MBZ] Coming our way?

2020-04-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
FAO advises countries to be on the alert for possible spread of the highly pathogenic H5N8 virus subtype 27 September 2016, Budapest, Hungary – FAO is advising countries to be on high alert for possible spread of a virus detected recently in wild birds at Lake Ubsu-Nur in the Tyva Republic of

[MBZ] Covid in Argentina

2020-04-13 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Personal report on Covid in Argentina > In Argentina we are in cuarenteen curfew since last month, and very few > working activities are allowed for transit. Schools have been shut down, as > well as shoppings and religious mass of any kind. General population can only > go out of their homes

[MBZ] French Efficiency

2020-04-12 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
French pensioner ejected from fighter jet after accidentally grabbing bang seat* handle That's a retirement day present he won't forget An elderly and reluctant Frenchman was ejected from a French Air Force fighter during a retirement day jolly – and narrowly missed taking the pilot with him,

Re: [MBZ] TB vaccine may be effective

2020-04-10 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Good one! More appropriate name than Covid. Gerry Clay wrote: > It is not a requirement in USA, as there is only imported TB available here. > Folks who lived or did visits to nations rife with the disease probably got > immunized and are now less induced to enhanced WRD reactions. > > We all

Re: [MBZ] TB vaccine may be effective

2020-04-08 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Wed, 8 Apr 2020 08:19:31 -0500 Peter Frederick via Mercedes wrote: > I was not aware that there was a TB vaccine.. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BCG_vaccine#Americas ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/

Re: [MBZ] Strange dizzy issue

2020-04-08 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
You might look in the yellow pages and call an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctor for an appointment since that is the specialist you will be sent to if your problem appears to have a serious cause. Be sure and tell the receptionist about your fall, the dizziness, and the nausea. If you make it

[MBZ] Interesting Landing

2020-04-08 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Etihad 380 makes almost vertical landing due to strong crosswinds. https://www.instagram.com/p/B8l8daXhZFG/?utm_source=ig_embed_campaign=embed_video_watch_again ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Strange dizzy issue

2020-04-07 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
It sounds like it may be benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) since it seems to affect you when you change your position such as from lying down (under the car) and then standing up. However, it could be more serious. The most common diseases that result in vertigo are benign paroxysmal

[MBZ] TB vaccine may be effective

2020-04-07 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
‘Striking’ evidence emerges that TB vaccine may be effective ... moarthan.co.uk/news/?article=66866 ‘Striking’ evidence emerges that TB vaccine may be effective against Covid-19 — countries that use it have TEN TIMES fewer cases The world may not have to wait 12 to 18 months for a Covid-19

[MBZ] Wood on 123

2020-03-30 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Someone mentioned replacing wood on flat surface of 123 unless I read it wrong. Google "wood veneer" and you might find a match on websites such as this:

Re: [MBZ] ADMIN message from the owner

2020-03-28 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
We are all somewhat uptight about coronavirus whether we admit it or not. We might say things and do things that irritate other members as a result. When controversies arise, we should keep that in mind. Gerry...my 2 cents Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > Let me clear up a few things

[MBZ] Red Eye Symptom

2020-03-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Red eyes might be a sign that a patient is very sick with coronavirus, according to a nurse who has been on the front lines of the pandemic. Chelsey Earnest, who works at the embattled Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington, claims that the eyes are a clear tell that someone is infected, CNN

[MBZ] Darwin Awards???

2020-03-24 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
A man died after ingesting an additive used to clean fish tanks — which included a pharmaceutical drug touted by President Trump and others as a potential coronavirus cure. Within 30 minutes of taking chloroquine phosphate, the man in his 60s experienced “immediate effects” and had to be

[MBZ] Lung Damage

2020-03-21 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
COVID-19: Recovered patients have partially reduced lung function Chinese researchers have found fluid- or debris-filled sacs in the lungs of those who were infected by COVID-19. Scans suggest sustained organ damage.

Re: [MBZ] OT: A contrarian view on COVID-19, plus good news - there's a CURE!

2020-03-20 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
"As the coronavirus spreads more widely around the globe, scientists are starting to use a powerful new tool: a blood test that identifies people who have previously been exposed to the virus. This kind of test is still under development in the United States, but it has been rolled out for use

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-20 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Quinine can be dangerous: https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/articles/is-quinine-in-tonic-water-safe .. MG via Mercedes wrote: > It still comes in glass bottles? All I've looked > at in the stores are in plastic. In any case your > method

Re: [MBZ] OT Islands closing borders

2020-03-20 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
There is likely a sizeable body of law regarding access to beaches and coastal islands that has been built up since WW-2 in coastal states; especially in Florida. Over the years I've read many stories about closed access to the St. Petersburg and Clearwater Florida beaches with variable

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-19 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
it either. All it has to do is morph, change, evolve a bit, and > off it goes. > > On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 11:35 PM archer75--- via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Worldwide we should already be building up a population of cured and > > immune

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-19 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
No, gin and hydroxychloroquine. Gerry > So, I should increase intake of Gin and Tonic? > > I wonder if Schweppes still uses original recipe in their tonic > > clay > > > On Mar 19, 2020, at 5:16 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > >

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-19 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Worldwide we should already be building up a population of cured and immune workers who can go back to work in perfect safety and gradually get cities and towns back on a functional basis; the first item being the restoration of the medical system to the point where both coronavirus patients,

Re: [MBZ] Case in point: How to lie with statistics

2020-03-19 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
If chloroquine does prove to be the magic bullet that controls the coronavirus epidemic, it will be a remarkable coincidence since the organism it has been killing for 70+ years; a protzoan; is completely unrelated to the virus that causes coronavirus infection. That's based on current

Re: [MBZ] Travel

2020-03-17 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
rarely deals to fly Down Under. However, if you go to NZ and then hop > over to Aussieland (a 3-4 hour flight, depending on where you’re landing) > it’s fairly cheap. > > -D > > > On Mar 17, 2020, at 5:54 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > &

Re: [MBZ] Travel

2020-03-17 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Tampa to Christchurch NZ and return about $1500 with choice of four major airlines. (l-o-o-o-o-n-g flights). Gerry On Tue, 17 Mar 2020 07:50:45 -0400 Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: > Just got some spam from Southwest. For grins I tossed in some dates later > this month for a round trip from

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz Covid-19 policy

2020-03-16 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
wrote: > We will supply official Okiebenz tp for $20 each plus shipping. Kent charges > $35 plus shipping. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Mar 16, 2020, at 7:50 PM, archer75--- via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > On Mon, 16 Mar 2020 18:44:01 -0500

Re: [MBZ] Okiebenz Covid-19 policy

2020-03-16 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Mon, 16 Mar 2020 18:44:01 -0500 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > That will not work. You should place a plastic bag over your head for your > protection. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Mar 16, 2020, at 6:41 PM, Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > > wrote: > > > > I have a big plastic

[MBZ] FWIW

2020-03-16 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Doctor recovering from COVID-19 reveals HIV drugs treatment, willing to donate plasma Less than half a month after recovering from novel coronavirus pneumonia, Wang Guangfa, a leading Chinese respiratory expert at Peking University First Hospital in Beijing, was back in the fight against

[MBZ] British Solution to the Coronavirus

2020-03-15 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Rather than widespread diagnosis, quarantining infected individuals and their close contacts under medical observation, steps similar to those in China and Italy, the UK is reportedly adopting an appeasement strategy to allow more than a half of its population to contract COVID-19 so it can

Re: [MBZ] Coronavirus Vaccine

2020-03-13 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
: > Looks like some companies think they've already got a vaccine ready for > testing. > > https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2020/03/breaking-weve-got-vaccine-says-pentagon-funded-company/ > > > Max Dillon > Charleston SC > > Mar 13, 2020 12:24:

[MBZ] Coronavirus Vaccine

2020-03-13 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Philly vaccine pioneer: We can’t rush a coronavirus vaccine | Q At a White House news conference Tuesday, Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, told President Donald Trump a coronavirus vaccine would likely not be available within the next year

Re: [MBZ] It’s hard to tell fact from fiction

2020-03-12 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Thu, 12 Mar 2020 19:42:40 -0500 Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: > With all of these places closing down, our company is suspending a lot of > business travel and our scheduled company meeting at the end of the month has > been postponed is this actually real or people blowing things out

[MBZ] Drugs for Covid

2020-03-12 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
South Korea experts recommend anti-HIV, anti-malaria drugs for COVID-19 March 12 (UPI) -- South Korean disease experts have begun to recommend the use of a combination of antiviral and anti-malaria drugs for patients of the new strain of coronavirus. Kwon Jun-wook, deputy head of the Korea

Re: [MBZ] Good spots for lunch and dinner in SF

2020-03-11 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Louisville had the very old fashioned trolleys during the 1930s. One wire, one trolley, and I guess the railroad type tracks down the middle of streets served as the ground. Bad boys would hang on the back, and when the trolley stopped again they would pull the trolley off the overhead wire.

Re: [MBZ] UF Students Exposed to coronavirus

2020-03-11 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Clay wrote: > > Washington University in St. Louis has banned students from returning to > > campus who visited Seattle or Westchester, winchester, wensleydale county.. > > .the place in NY. ROFLMAO!!! Takes me back to grade school! Gerry ___

[MBZ] UF Students Exposed to coronavirus

2020-03-10 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
UF students who recently rallied for Israel at a conference with government officials were unknowingly exposed to two New York attendees who were later confirmed to have coronavirus. AIPAC, or American Israel Public Affairs Committee, held its annual national policy conference in Washington,

[MBZ] Troops sent to New York 'containment zone'

2020-03-10 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Coronavirus: Troops sent to New York 'containment zone' New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced one-mile (1.6km) coronavirus "containment zone" around a community north of New York City. New Rochelle has seen "probably the largest cluster" of US cases, Mr Cuomo said at a news conference

Re: [MBZ] COVID-19 and Vit. D

2020-03-09 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Mon, 9 Mar 2020 13:15:31 -0700 Greg Fiorentino via Mercedes wrote: > This Brit Dr. presents scientific evidence that vit D supplements can prevent > respiratory infections: > > > Possibly superfluous for "Florida Man", but could make a big

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** FWIW

2020-03-09 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Many flu viruses first infect the mouth, throat, or nose which is probably true of the coronavirus as well. I use two preparations based on povidone-iodine for the throat and mouth which will definitely kill coronavirus, and a nasal spray that is based on something else that will probably

[MBZ] ***SPAM*** Re: East Coast Sinking

2020-03-09 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Hey Roger, Whats the Coronavirus situation in Atlanta and its suburbs? Worked and lived up there for 6 years during the 1980s and took a liking to the place and north-central Georgia in general. Thanks, Gerry ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] Corona Beer Virus, AKA Boo I scared you

2020-03-07 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
> > ROGER HALE wrote: > > According to the CDC for 2018, the USA had 14.9 flu deaths per 100,000 > > population. The 2017-2018 flu season was severe for all populations > > and resulted in an estimated 959,000 hospitalizations and 61,099 > > deaths. I seriously doubt that the Corona Beer

[MBZ] Booze not safe as hand sanitizer

2020-03-06 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
March 6 (UPI) -- The Texas-based makers of Tito's Handmade Vodka issued an unusual statement in response to a customer's comment: Do not use vodka as hand sanitizer. The issue was raised Thursday when a customer said on Twitter that they had been using Tito's Handmade Vodka to make homemade

Re: [MBZ] Dying from Coronavirus

2020-03-06 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
nt. > > > > > > On Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 2:13 PM Floyd Thursby via Mercedes > > > mailto:mercedes@okiebenz.com>> wrote: > > > > > > OK this just got real. apparently Costco have decided to suspend the > > > free samples in the stores. the ap

Re: [MBZ] Dying from Coronavirus

2020-03-06 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
PM Scott Ritchey via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > > > Maybe COVID-19 should be dubbed the "Logan Virus" as in Logan's Run. > > > > -Original Message- > > From: Mercedes On Behalf Of archer75--- via Mercedes > > Sent: Wedn

Re: [MBZ] Dying from Coronavirus

2020-03-06 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
What is Logans Run about? Gerry On Fri, 6 Mar 2020 13:17:56 -0500 Scott Ritchey via Mercedes wrote: > Maybe COVID-19 should be dubbed the "Logan Virus" as in Logan's Run. > > -Original Message- > From: Mercedes On Behalf Of archer75--- via Mercedes > Sent: Wedn

[MBZ] Dying from Coronavirus

2020-03-04 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Here's a better graph of your chances of dying from coronavirus. https://www.watoday.com.au/national/why-children-aren-t-getting-sick-from-coronavirus-20200302-p545x8.html This is the first time I've ever been at the top of any list. Mixed feelings about that. Gerry

Re: [MBZ] Corona Virus in Tampa

2020-03-04 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Sure is. Except for us geezers. Of course the pre-geezers in their sixties will soon be providing us with their company in the hereafter. [:o) Gerry > Good way to deal with the expensive geezer population problem if you’re > thinking about weaponizing a pathogen > > --FT > Sent from iPhone >

[MBZ] Corona Virus in Tampa

2020-03-04 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
Florida’s seniors most at risk if coronavirus spreads “Florida is the grayest state in the nation.” Now the AARP wants state officials to address the risks faced by Florida’s most vulnerable to coronavirus: The elderly. Coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the Tampa Bay area. • • • As the

Re: [MBZ] C. V. 19 in silly valley

2020-03-03 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
On Mon, 2 Mar 2020 19:10:26 -0700 Craig via Mercedes wrote: > On Sun, 1 Mar 2020 20:24:09 -0600 Curley McLain via Mercedes > wrote: > > > All: This is a compilation of messages from a friend of mine, a nuclear > > physicist,Associate Lab Director, Chief Research Officer and Professor > > at

[MBZ] Corona South Korea

2020-03-01 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
The leader of a religious sect in South Korea could face a homicide investigation over some of the country's coronavirus deaths. The city government of the capital Seoul has asked prosecutors to charge Lee Man-hee, the founder of the Shincheonji Church, and 11 others. They are accused of

Re: [MBZ] Airbus Doesn't Believe in Cupholders, Either

2020-02-01 Thread archer75--- via Mercedes
THERE IS AN EASY SOLUTION THAT ONLY COSTS ABOUT 11 DOLLARS PER PILOT AND A FEW MINUTES PILOT TRAINING: Truly leak-proof, the 360-degree design of this Sippy cup is great for avoiding messes. It may take a bit of practice, but Pilots will quickly learn how to drink from it (tilt the cup and

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